Linux ( Ubuntu ) PPTP VPN setup tutorial


Here you will find how to setup PPTP VPN protocol on Linux ( Ubuntu ) OS. Setting up HeadVPN access under Ubuntu is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a PPTP VPN connection.


Click on the Network Manager icon in the top right hand corner, click on VPN Connections and Configure VPN. You can also open Network Manager from System -> Preferences -> Network Configuration and then click on the VPN tab
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Click on Add to create the new VPN connection.
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Check if the connection type is PPTP and click Create
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In the Connection name field, enter a name for new VPN connection, for ex. HeadVPN US.
For gateway enter one of the HeadVPN server name or IP addresses (you will find the list of available IP’s under Client Area)
Enter your HeadVPN username and password
Click on Advanced button:
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Check the box Use Point to Point encryption (MPPE)
Click on the security tab and select 128-bit (most secure) option
Check Allow stateful encryption
Check Allow BSD data compression
Check Allow Deflate data compression
Check Use TCP header compression
Check Send PPP echo packets
Click OK
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Start the VPN connection by clicking on the Network Manager icon, select VPN Connections and click on the new connection you have created.
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You are connected.
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Enjoy HeadVPN service!